The Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference is scheduled for Monday, March 5th at the Kimmel Ag Expo Center at 198 Plum St. in Syracuse. We have an excellent program lined up. Registration, coffee and donuts will be at 8:30 a.m., with the program starting at 9:00 a.m.
The day will conclude with a farmer panel of regional farmers that have been addressing soil health on their farms in different ways for several years. Farmers are utilizing no-till, applying manure as a soil amendment, utilizing cover crop crops and also grazing cover crops.
While the program is free, pre-registration is required by Tuesday, February 27thso we can have an accurate meal count. To register please call the Nemaha County Extension office at (402) 274-4755 or go online at http://go.unl.edu/senebsoilhealth.
Hi Everyone, tomorrow Ruth Chantry from Common Good Farm will be at Farm Beginnings class at the Douglas County Extension Office in Omaha, NE at 8015 West Center Road. At 10:00 a.m. Ruth Chantry will discuss their organic and biodynamic farm which is located near Raymond, NE. Ruth and her husband, Evrett Lundquist raise and sell a variety of vegetables, eggs, honey, beef, pork and starter plants from their farm. They sell off their farm and at a Farmers Market. Come and hear how Common Good Farm plans the production and marketing of their very diversified farming operation.
Just come to the Douglas County Extension Office at 8015 West Center Road tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. The cost of the program is only $25 and it includes lunch. Just bring cash or a check to the office tomorrow.